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When a High Potential Employee Fails

No matter what company, high potential employees (high pots) get that fancy designation because in their world, they rock. They succeed and turn in solid results. In whatever discipline they work,… Get the Rest

Keep Recruiting and HR Together

Here is my semi-annual appeal to HR and recruiting leaders who don't get along and want to go their separate ways: Keep recruiting and HR together under one

The Hidden Employee – What We Learned from Last Night

I had a post locked and loaded for today but after listening to the pundits on a variety of channels discuss the surprise outcome of the Presidential election

5 Truths About Detail Orientation In the People You Hire

My company gets the opportunity to be involved in thousands of hires ever year.  It's an interesting test tube, especially since we help other companies hire.  So, it's

Weak-Link vs. Strong-Link Employee Programs

On a recent road trip to Kentucky to watch my FSU Seminoles get absolutely slaughtered on the football field, I hopped on the Malcolm Gladwell Revisionist History podcast

(FOT Webinar!) Free Agent Nation: Using Talent Assessments To Build Your Superteam

Anyone else amazed by the USA performance at the Rio Olympic Games?  Just us? If you’re responsible for hiring and developing people, then you'd love to build a dominating

VIDEO: Talking About Using Assessments Post-Hire (Secret Sauce From OutMatch)

Welcome to our video series, Secret Sauce, brought to you by the awesome team at OutMatch! Each month, our host, R.J. Morris, will chat with a featured guest

4 Reasons to Abandon Anonymity in Employee Surveys

While we still have a long ways to go, I am encouraged by what’s happening in human resources.  Over the past few years, we’ve found the courage to

Welcome? 3 (More) Challenges For the FNG

Back in June, I wrote a post describing some of the initial pain points of re-entering the corporate world after years in a role as a consultant. Much

Getting Rid of Managers Is a Bad Idea That Just Keeps Getting Worse

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Business fads predicated on eliminating managers are a bad idea. I know, I know -- Zappos has generated a lot of media attention